Vanderbilt Political Review

Why Elizabeth Warren should remain in the Senate

Sufei Wu

December 2, 2013

In a recent CNN presidential poll, Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren came in third among Democratic-leaning voters, trailing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden. As the first female senato...

Nashville: Host of the 2024 Olympic Games?

Sufei Wu

February 23, 2013

This Tuesday Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, along with the mayors of 34 other American cities, received letters from the United States Olympic Committee (U.S.O.C.) to measure interest in making a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. ...

Grover Norquist Is Here To Stay

Sufei Wu

December 3, 2012

Since 1986, conservative lobbyist Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform, has strong armed GOP candidates running for federal or statewide elections to put into writing a pledge to not raise taxes.  279 lawmakers...

Governor Haslam and The Scopes Trial

Sufei Wu

September 23, 2012

In early April of this year Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam (R) allowed a bill to become law without his signature for the first time in his career. Nicknamed the “monkey bill”, HB 368/SB 893 is aimed at protecting public school t...

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